This mission paints designated cells in a 5x5 grid with a brush. And return its minimum number of steps.
- Each cell is assigned a letter of the alphabet from A to Y (Row-major order). Use this as input value.
- You can paint vertically (or horizontally) consecutive cells with any width brush at a time.
- Don't paint undesignated cells.
- The cell may be painted multiple times.
Input: Designated cells (str).
Output: Minimum number of steps (int).
assert grid_painting("ABCFGHMRX") == 3 assert grid_painting("GHLMNRS") == 2 assert grid_painting("GHILNQRS") == 4
CheckiO Extensions allow you to use local files to solve missions. More info in a blog post.
In order to install CheckiO client you'll need installed Python (version at least 3.8)
Install CheckiO Client first:
pip3 install checkio_client
Configure your tool
checkio --domain=py config --key=
Sync solutions into your local folder
(in beta testing) Launch local server so your browser can use it and sync solution between local file end extension on the fly. (doesn't work for safari)
checkio serv -d
Alternatevly, you can install Chrome extension or FF addon
checkio install-plugin --ff
checkio install-plugin --chromium